The Buffalo Bills got greedy by selecting running back CJ Spiller instead of addressing a big need as they thought foolishly they could trade back into the first round to get their quarterback.
However, that didn’t happen and now they are going to pay the price as according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Bills were trying to trade back into round one to select quarterback Tim Tebow.
The quarterback position is the most important position on a football team and the sad part is that history has repeated itself with the exact same scouting staff in regards to the exact same position.
In the 2001 National Football League Draft the Bills tried to trade back into the first round to draft quarterback Drew Brees, but couldn’t and eventually was drafted by the San Diego Chargers at the top of the second round.
So, you think that the Bills would be careful and make sure they got their franchise quarterback by selecting Tebow with the ninth overall pick right? Wrong, as the business side of the NFL overruled it as they had to make sure they got an immediate impact player at ninth overall.
Now, I am not the only one who recommend that the Bills take Tebow ninth overall as NFL.com’s Vic Carucci wrote that the Bills should take Tebow ninth overall as there was growing speculation that someone would take him in the high second early first round, which turned out to be true as he was taken 25th overall by the Denver Broncos.
In the end, if the Bills do take a quarterback they better pray that their pick turns into a franchise quarterback while Tebow flops or it could be another 10 years without the playoffs for Bills fans.